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Jul 15, 2012 8:00am PDT
the business. this is reckless and absurd on his part. >> this magazine cover says the internet is driving us all crazy. not just distracted by gadgets, but in the serious. mental illness, depressive/obsessive/compulsive sense. is that nuts? >>> plus, diane sawyer taking a very different approach to the nightly newscast than brian williams and scott pelly. >> we begin with a big break in a very cold case. the disappearance of 6-year-old etan patz. many of us first saw his face on the side of a mix calk carton -- >> is abc going softer or giving viewers really what they want? i'm howard kurtz, and in this i "reliable sources." >>> it has been nothing short of a barrage with fresh artillery nearly every day. the "washington post" reports that mitt romney's firm, bain capital, funded companies that shipped american jobs overseas. "vanity fair" reports on romney's private bank accounts in other countries. "the boston globe" reports that romney remained the ce owe at bain three years after he said he left. this remarkable week began with blasting on the airwaves and jumped to more media reports an
Jul 15, 2012 11:00am EDT
with a media counteroffensive. interviews are nbc, abc, cbs, cnn, and fox. joining us to examine the media's performance here in washington, erin mcpipe, political editor for real clear politics. jennifer rubin who writes for "washington post" and a cnbc contributor, and clarence page, columnist for "the chicago tribun tribune". you're obviously sympathetic to the romney case. what about reports about his finances and business record is unfair? >> i think there is a noxious cycle that the media is not being very honest about. much of the information from these stories coming from the obama campaign. sometimes incorrectly, sometimes sp spottily which leads to stories. the obama campaign uses it for fodder, for ads on the air, talking points. the media then reports there. there's this symbiotic relationship developing that is not fair, that is not transparent, and that is not honest. >> on that point, clarence page, stephanie cutter, the campaign manager said on "face the nation" when asked about all of these allegations, it's not the obama campaign making allegations, it's independent repor
Jul 29, 2012 8:00am PDT
politicizing the tragic shooting in colorado. >> when a mass murderer uses 100-round ammunition clip to kill and wound as many people as he possibly can, our government believes that we should do nothing. >> are the media inflaming the issue? >>> plus, with the london olympics underway, nbc news pulls out the stops to promote the network's coverage of the games. >> back here in london with tower bridge lit up so beautifully behind us, with less than 24 hours to go now until the opening ceremony -- >> is this promotion in the guise of news? we'll talk about that and more with veteran sports writer frank deford. i'm howard kurtz, and this is "reliable sources." >>> it's becoming standard practice for a presidential candidate to buttress his dippic credentials by meeting with world leaders when candidate obama did it in 2008, all three network anchors flew overseas to interview him. [ applause ] >> i'll be reporting next week from the middle east. we'll have the first one-on-one interview with senator obama. >> the coverage of mitt romney's visit to britain, poland, and israel turned sour as he
Jul 29, 2012 11:00am EDT
. >> was this a major international incident or something that was pumped up by the press? joining us in washington, ryan luza, correspondent for "the new yorker" and cnn contributor. jim garretty, contributing editor at "national review." and kelly goff, contributing editor at loop21. i'm going to be contrarian. mitt romney tells brian williams about disconcerting things about the security preparations for the games. he didn't say anything that wasn't in the british papers, and nbc didn't even use the initial sound bite because it didn't consider it particularly newsworthy. >> classic, classic michael kinsly gaffe. he said something that everyone else was saying, soming that was the truth. but if a politician says it gets you in trouble. remember, the british press has an outrage machine the likes of which we do not understand in the united states. and they have a hair trigger for the -- someone from outside of the u.k. offending them. and so, you know, this was a british press -- this was driven by the british press. i don't think the american press would have picked up on it unless we saw those
Jul 8, 2012 11:00am EDT
. >> is this not no friendly fire having impact or just venting in the dog days of summer? joining us, julie, host of the press pool on sirius x.m. radio, and matt bye. what is rupert murdoch trying to accomplish with the 140-character swipes at romney? >> the dignity has gone out of this. rupert murdoch tweeting it mitt romney and the editorial, you didn't mention william crystal, also who doubled down and compared -- >> we'll get to that. >> we'll get to him. i read in "the new york times" that -- that rupert murdoch wanted chris kristi to run. >> is does this criticism matter? >> sure it matters. it controls a bullhorn in the media. he put out a tweet. i put out a tweet like that, no one would look at it for a year. look, there is a -- historical analogies in our business, and most are lame. but having put that disclaimer out there, this reminds me so much, this campaign, in many ways of 2004. so many similarities between romney and john kerry and the situation they faced, they're from the same state. they have similar weak nots, personalities. one of the things so similar, the base of the party, the ideolo
Jul 22, 2012 11:00am EDT
deficit. it's just an atrocity that's impossible to explain. >> joining us to examine the coverage of the colorado shooting in minneapolis, political correspondent for "the guardian." and here in washington, rame ramesh panuru from "political review." bob cusack from political newspaper "the hill." bob, why the great rush by abc too report what turned out to be flatly wrong information it the alleged shooter? >> that's a pretty bad mistake. obviously journalists in that situation, you're doing research, who is this guy -- you can't say that on television unless you confirm it. especially for such a common name. a bad mistake. i think generally the media did a good job, whether bill o'reilly or -- they went to straight news coverage on this. to make that kind of mistake, quite poor. >> infuriated the tea party and rightly so. we saw piers morgan a moment ago in the early hours after this tragedy. he tweeted, "america has got to do something about its gun laws." then, the conservative site founded, threw up a headline, "cnn, piers morgan exploits for gun control." >> i
Jul 1, 2012 8:00am PDT
, the u.s. is currently not a party to the international criminal court. >>> thanks to all of you for being part of my program this week. i will see you next week. stay tuned for "reliable sources." >>> it was the most hotly anticipated supreme court ruling in a dozen years. the news business on full alert for the decision on obamacare. the president's signature law hanging in the balance. then the big moment arrived, and we saw this -- >> it appears as if the supreme court justices have struck down the individual mandate, the centerpiece of the health care legislation. >> we have breaking news here on the fox newschannel. the individual mandate has been ruled unconstitutional. >> wrong, wrong, wrong. how did cnn and fox news blow the story? why did they rush to judgment? and what about the pundits who have been saying for months that the health care mandate was toast? >>> it was an extraordinary, an extraordinarily uncomfortable television moment. ann curry bidding farewell to the "today" show couch. >> i love all of our brilliant, brilliant producers. and for all of you who saw
Jul 1, 2012 11:00am EDT
. pete, good morning. take us through. >> reporter: okay. the bottom line here is the supreme court has upheld the health care case. >> here's how it played out on cnn, and it wasn't pretty. >> we're still going through the reading -- the opinion, but i want to bring you the breaking news that according to producer bill mears, the individual mandate is not a valid exercise of the commerce clause. so it appears as if the supreme court justices have struck down the individual mandate. the centerpiece of the health care legislation. >> wow, that's a dramatic moment if, in fact, the supreme court has ruled that the individual mandate is, in fact, unconstitutional. that would be history unfolding now. >> the court striking down that mandate is a dramatic blow to the policy and to the president politically. >> as we're reading through this again, we're reading that the entire law has been upheld, wolf. >> if in fact that is the justification, then it's a huge, huge victory for president obama. >> fox news also started down the wrong path. >> we have breaking news here on the fox newschannel.
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